The Greenbrier Companies [NYSE: GBX]—headquartered in Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA—is a leading international supplier of railroad equipment and related services to global freight transportation markets. We produce new freight wagons at our seven production facilities in the U.S., Mexico, Brazil, Poland and Romania, as well as marine barges in Portland, Oregon.
As the one of the largest integrated suppliers, Greenbrier also offers freight wagon repair, refurbishment and retrofitting services at over 30 dedicated locations. Through joint ventures, we produce major components such as axles, castings, wheels and tank heads with such partners as Amsted Rail and Sumitomo Corporation. Greenbrier owns a lease fleet of approximately 10,000 wagons and performs management services on nearly 300,000 freight wagons.
In October 2016, Greenbrier acquired the assets of European wagon manufacturer Astra Rail to form a new premier supplier known as Greenbrier-Astra Rail. Greenbrier-Astra Rail supplies freight wagons and related services to the European, Middle East, as well as all other emerging markets, such as Turkey. “Turkey’s strategic location bridging Europe and Asia make it a vital transportation hub for Silk Road traffic. As such, Greenbrier is able to design, manufacture and supply all major types of wagons, in addition to bogies and wagon components to this market” noted Jim Cowan, President of International at The Greenbrier Companies.
“Turkey’s strategic location bridging Europe and Asia make it a vital transportation hub for Silk Road traffic. As such, Greenbrier is able to design, manufacture and supply all major types of wagons, in addition to bogies and wagon components to this market.” – Jim Cowan, President of Greenbrier International
Railways, industrial shippers, ports and leasing companies are among our customers; who rely on our innovative designs, quality production and timely delivery as part of an integrated business model. Greenbrier’s fully integrated business model offers superior benefits to its customers by producing custom freight vehicle solutions over the entire life of a wagon. Our diverse portfolio of quality products and services drives the financial success of key emerging markets.
Learn more about The Greenbrier Companies at gbrx.com.